DEATHS.--James E. Ater of 1421 East Eldorado street, for many years an employee of the Mississippi Valley Structural Steel company, died at 6 o'clock Thursday morning at the Macon County Tuberculosis santorium. He was forty-five years old.
Mr. Ater was born in Indiana. He went to work for the firm that later became the Decatur Bridge company when he was a boy. He came with the company to Decatur and has been in their employ ever since. He was a member of the Christian church and Decatur lodge No. 65, I. O. O F. He was well liked by all who knew him. He is survived by one daughter, Miss Helen Ater, and by a stepson, Lawrence M. Redmon. The body was removed to the Monson and undertaking establishment and prepared for burial.
The Decatur Review (Decatur, Illinois), Thursday, May 21, 1925, pg13
Eva Poor Ater (1873 - 1917)
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